Dimitrije Vasiljević is a New York-based award-winning pianist and composer who has been hailed by jazz masters as one of the most promising names in the jazz world. His is a new voice combining the gentle flavor of European jazz with intricate musical landscapes full of exotic rhythms and sophisticated harmony. This multi-talented pianist is today among the most exciting new artists on the NYC jazz scene.
From his native Serbia, where he was a member of prominent jazz ensembles and performed extensively throughout Europe, Dimitrije’s journey has taken him to Berklee College of Music in Boston where he received a number of prestigious awards including the Jazz Performance Award and Piano Department Achievement Award. Dimitrije then completed his master's degree in Jazz Performance at NYU where he was also an adjunct professor of jazz. Currently, he is pursuing studies for a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Jazz Division of the University of Illinois School of Music.
Dimitrije is performing extensively at renowned jazz clubs and concert halls in New York City and in spring 2014, he had a very successful debut at Carnegie Hall, as well as concerts in United Nations and Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. In April 2013, he released his debut album as a leader The Path of Silvan consisting entirely of his original compositions. Prior to moving to New York City, Dimitrije has headlined performances at many jazz venues and festivals in Europe among which are the Norrtelje Jazzdagar (Sweden), the Miskolc and the Bohem Jazz Festivals (Hungary), the Gmunden Festival (Austria) and the Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), where in 2008 he was selected as one of twelve finalists to compete at the prestigious Montreux Solo Jazz Piano Competition” – and won both third jury prize and the audience prize. Dimitrije performed with the jazz greats such as Joe Lovano, Chris Potter, Marko Djordjevic, Klemens Marktl and Brad Shepik.
July 30, 2014
CD Release: Dimitrije Vasiljevic's "Metaphor"
May 14, 2014
Dimitrije Vasiljevic Performed At The Kennedy Center As Part Of The...
May 06, 2014
Dimitrije Vasiljevic To Perform At The Kennedy Center As Part Of The...
May 01, 2014
United Nations Celebrated The International Jazz Day With Rhythms Of...
March 09, 2014
Dimitrije Vasiljevic Solo Piano Debut Concert In Carnegie Hall
November 04, 2013
Dimitrije Vasiljevic Quartet Performs At The Iconic Metropolitan Room...
October 02, 2013
Dimitrije Vasiljevic To Perform Solo Piano Concert at Tenri Cultural...
September 20, 2013
Dimitrije Vasiljevic, Pianist And Composer, Promotes His Debut Album In...
July 25, 2013
New York-Based Jazz Pianist Dimitrije Vasiljevic's Debut Album, "The...
LINER WORDS AND QUOTES ABOUT METAPHOR:
Dimitrije's music occupies a unique space somewhere
between the classical piano tradition and jazz. Whatever
you want to label this music, it's beautiful, full of
bright melodies and strong rhythms, and his command over
the piano is astounding.
Astonishing virtuosity, unique personality and straight
to your heart sensibility. Dimitrije has it all and is a
new force to reckon with. I am a fan.
Possessing tremendous command and control of the piano,
Dimitrije Vasiljevic has forged a strong, unique and
personal musical identity
New York City
Adjunct Professor at New York University.
Private lessons, all levels.